1396. gabar
Strong's Concordance
gabar: to be strong, mighty
Original Word: גָּבַר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: gabar
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-bar')
Short Definition: prevailed
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be strong, mighty
NASB Translation
become (1), conducts himself arrogantly (1), exert (1), great (2), magnified (1), make a firm (1), prevail (5), prevailed (9), strengthen (2), stronger (1), surpassed (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גָּבַר verb be strong, mighty (Late Hebrew id. Aramaic גְּבַר; Arabic (conjugation I. dialect; usually in derived conjugation) compel, force; overbearing behaviour, constraint; Ethiopic : I, 1, subigere; II, 2, cogere; Syriac play the man, is denominative from man) —

Qal Perfect ׳ג Psalm 103:11 5t.; גָּ˜בְרוּ Genesis 7:19 6t.; גָּבֵ֑רוּ 2 Samuel 1:23; Imperfect יִגְבַּר 1 Samuel 2:9; וַיִּגְבְּרוּ Genesis 7:18,24; —

1 be strong, mighty, absolute גָּ˜בְרוּ חַיִל mighty in power Job 21:7; with מִן stronger than 2 Samuel 1:24; Psalm 65:4; with בְּ mighty among 1 Chronicles 5:2.

2 prevail:

a absolute e.g. enemies Exodus 17:11 (twice in verse) (E) 1 Samuel 2:9; Lamentations 1:16, waters Genesis 7:18,19,20,24 (P), power Jeremiah 9:2;

b. with עַל prevail over, subject enemies 2 Samuel 11:23, blessings Genesis 49:26(J), mercy of God Psalm 103:11; Psalm 117:2.

Pi`el Perfect גִּבַּרְתִּי Zechariah 10:6; suffix גִּבַּרְתִּים Zechariah 10:12; Imperfect יְגַבֵּר Ecclesiastes 10:10 make strong, strengthen.

Hiph`il Perfect הִגְבִּיר בְּרִית לְ confirm a covenant Daniel 9:27; Imperfect נַגְבִּיר לִלְשֹׁנֵנוּ we will confirm covenant with our tongue Ew Ol Che (or, to our tongue will we give strength Hi De) Psalm 12:5.

Hithpa`el Imperfect יִתְגַּבָּ֑ר Job 15:25; Isaiah 42:13; יִתְגַּבָּ֑רוּ Job 36:9: — of ׳י, shew himself a mighty one against (עַל) Isaiah 42:13; of wicked, behave proudly toward (אֶל) Job 15:25; of erring righteous (aba.) Job 36:9.

גִּבַר see following.

גבר (√ of following; be strong, so ᵑ7; Biblical Hebrew גָּבַר).



Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more strength, strengthen, be stronger,

A primitive root; to be strong; by implication, to prevail, act insolently -- exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more (strength), strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.

Forms and Transliterations
גָ֘בַ֤ר גָּ֣בְרוּ גָּ֥בְר֛וּ גָּ֥בְרוּ גָּֽבְרוּ֙ גָּבְר֖וּ גָּבְר֣וּ גָּבֵֽרוּ׃ גָּבַ֣ר גָּבַ֥ר גָבְר֤וּ גָבַ֖ר גבר גברו גברו׃ וְגִבַּרְתִּ֣י ׀ וְגִבַּרְתִּים֙ וְגָבַ֣ר וְגָבַ֥ר וְהִגְבִּ֥יר וַיִּגְבְּר֥וּ וגבר וגברתי וגברתים והגביר ויגברו יְגַבֵּ֑ר יִגְבַּר־ יִתְגַּבָּֽר׃ יִתְגַּבָּֽרוּ׃ יגבר יגבר־ יתגבר׃ יתגברו׃ נַ֭גְבִּיר נגביר gā·ḇar ḡā·ḇar gā·ḇê·rū gā·ḇə·rū ḡā·ḇə·rū gāḇar ḡāḇar gāḇêrū gāḇərū ḡāḇərū gaVar gaveRu naḡ·bîr Nagbir naḡbîr vaiyigbeRu vegaVar vegibbarTi vegibbarTim vehigBir way·yiḡ·bə·rū wayyiḡbərū wə·ḡā·ḇar wə·ḡib·bar·tî wə·ḡib·bar·tîm wə·hiḡ·bîr wəḡāḇar wəḡibbartî wəḡibbartîm wəhiḡbîr yə·ḡab·bêr yegabBer yəḡabbêr yiḡ·bar- yigbar yiḡbar- yiṯ·gab·bā·rū yiṯ·gab·bār yitgabBar yiṯgabbār yitgabBaru yiṯgabbārū
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gā·ḇar — 4 Occ.
gā·ḇə·rū — 8 Occ.
naḡ·bîr — 1 Occ.
way·yiḡ·bə·rū — 2 Occ.
wə·ḡā·ḇar — 2 Occ.
wə·ḡib·bar·tî — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡib·bar·tîm — 1 Occ.
wə·hiḡ·bîr — 1 Occ.
yə·ḡab·bêr — 1 Occ.
yiḡ·bar- — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·gab·bār — 2 Occ.
yiṯ·gab·bā·rū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 7:18
HEB: וַיִּגְבְּר֥וּ הַמַּ֛יִם וַיִּרְבּ֥וּ
NAS: The water prevailed and increased
KJV: And the waters prevailed, and were increased
INT: prevailed the water and increased

Genesis 7:19
HEB: וְהַמַּ֗יִם גָּ֥בְר֛וּ מְאֹ֥ד מְאֹ֖ד
NAS: The water prevailed more and more
KJV: And the waters prevailed exceedingly
INT: the water prevailed more and more

Genesis 7:20
HEB: אַמָּה֙ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה גָּבְר֖וּ הַמָּ֑יִם וַיְכֻסּ֖וּ
NAS: The water prevailed fifteen cubits
KJV: did the waters prevail; and the mountains
INT: cubits higher prevailed the water were covered

Genesis 7:24
HEB: וַיִּגְבְּר֥וּ הַמַּ֖יִם עַל־
NAS: The water prevailed upon the earth
KJV: And the waters prevailed upon the earth
INT: prevailed the water upon

Genesis 49:26
HEB: בִּרְכֹ֣ת אָבִ֗יךָ גָּֽבְרוּ֙ עַל־ בִּרְכֹ֣ת
NAS: of your father Have surpassed the blessings
KJV: of thy father have prevailed above the blessings
INT: the blessings of your father have surpassed and the blessings

Exodus 17:11
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֛ה יָד֖וֹ וְגָבַ֣ר יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וְכַאֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: up, that Israel prevailed, and when
KJV: that Israel prevailed: and when he let down
INT: Moses his hand prevailed Israel after

Exodus 17:11
HEB: יָנִ֛יחַ יָד֖וֹ וְגָבַ֥ר עֲמָלֵֽק׃
NAS: down, Amalek prevailed.
KJV: his hand, Amalek prevailed.
INT: down his hand prevailed Amalek

1 Samuel 2:9
HEB: לֹ֥א בְכֹ֖חַ יִגְבַּר־ אִֽישׁ׃
NAS: For not by might shall a man prevail.
KJV: for by strength shall no man prevail.
INT: by might prevail man

2 Samuel 1:23
HEB: קַ֔לּוּ מֵאֲרָי֖וֹת גָּבֵֽרוּ׃
NAS: eagles, They were stronger than
KJV: than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
INT: were swifter lions were stronger

2 Samuel 11:23
HEB: דָּוִ֔ד כִּֽי־ גָבְר֤וּ עָלֵ֙ינוּ֙ הָֽאֲנָשִׁ֔ים
NAS: The men prevailed against
KJV: Surely the men prevailed against us, and came out
INT: to David for prevailed against the men

1 Chronicles 5:2
HEB: כִּ֤י יְהוּדָה֙ גָּבַ֣ר בְּאֶחָ֔יו וּלְנָגִ֖יד
NAS: Judah prevailed over his brothers,
KJV: For Judah prevailed above his brethren,
INT: Though Judah prevailed his brothers him the leader

Job 15:25
HEB: וְאֶל־ שַׁ֝דַּ֗י יִתְגַּבָּֽר׃
NAS: God And conducts himself arrogantly against
KJV: against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty.
INT: against the Almighty and conducts

Job 21:7
HEB: עָ֝תְק֗וּ גַּם־ גָּ֥בְרוּ חָֽיִל׃
NAS: on, also become very powerful?
KJV: become old, yea, are mighty in power?
INT: Continue also become very

Job 36:9
HEB: וּ֝פִשְׁעֵיהֶ֗ם כִּ֣י יִתְגַּבָּֽרוּ׃
NAS: And their transgressions, that they have magnified themselves.
KJV: and their transgressions that they have exceeded.
INT: and their transgressions for have magnified

Psalm 12:4
HEB: אָֽמְר֨וּ ׀ לִלְשֹׁנֵ֣נוּ נַ֭גְבִּיר שְׂפָתֵ֣ינוּ אִתָּ֑נוּ
NAS: With our tongue we will prevail; Our lips
KJV: With our tongue will we prevail; our lips
INT: have said our tongue will prevail our lips who

Psalm 65:3
HEB: דִּבְרֵ֣י עֲ֭וֹנֹת גָּ֣בְרוּ מֶ֑נִּי פְּ֝שָׁעֵ֗ינוּ
NAS: Iniquities prevail against
KJV: Iniquities prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions,
INT: act Iniquities prevail against our transgressions

Psalm 103:11
HEB: עַל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ גָּבַ֥ר חַ֝סְדּ֗וֹ עַל־
NAS: the earth, So great is His lovingkindness
KJV: the earth, [so] great is his mercy
INT: are above the earth great is his lovingkindness toward

Psalm 117:2
HEB: כִּ֥י גָ֘בַ֤ר עָלֵ֨ינוּ ׀ חַסְדּ֗וֹ
NAS: For His lovingkindness is great toward
KJV: kindness is great toward us: and the truth
INT: for is great toward his lovingkindness

Ecclesiastes 10:10
HEB: קִלְקַ֔ל וַחֲיָלִ֖ים יְגַבֵּ֑ר וְיִתְר֥וֹן הַכְשֵׁ֖יר
NAS: [its] edge, then he must exert more strength.
KJV: the edge, then must he put to more strength:
INT: sharpen strength exert has the advantage of giving

Isaiah 42:13
HEB: עַל־ אֹיְבָ֖יו יִתְגַּבָּֽר׃ ס
NAS: He will raise a war cry. He will prevail against
KJV: yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.
INT: against his enemies will prevail

Jeremiah 9:3
HEB: וְלֹ֥א לֶאֱמוּנָ֖ה גָּבְר֣וּ בָאָ֑רֶץ כִּי֩
NAS: and not truth prevail in the land;
KJV: [for] lies: but they are not valiant for the truth
INT: and not truth prevail the land from

Lamentations 1:16
HEB: שֽׁוֹמֵמִ֔ים כִּ֥י גָבַ֖ר אוֹיֵֽב׃ ס
NAS: Because the enemy has prevailed.
KJV: because the enemy prevailed.
INT: are desolate Because has prevailed the enemy

Daniel 9:27
HEB: וְהִגְבִּ֥יר בְּרִ֛ית לָרַבִּ֖ים
NAS: And he will make a firm covenant
KJV: And he shall confirm the covenant
INT: will make covenant the many

Zechariah 10:6
HEB: וְגִבַּרְתִּ֣י ׀ אֶת־ בֵּ֣ית
NAS: I will strengthen the house of Judah,
KJV: And I will strengthen the house
INT: will strengthen the house of Judah

Zechariah 10:12
HEB: וְגִבַּרְתִּים֙ בַּֽיהוָ֔ה וּבִשְׁמ֖וֹ
NAS: And I will strengthen them in the LORD,
KJV: And I will strengthen them in the LORD;
INT: will strengthen the LORD his name

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